|John Terpstra, Writer, Art Waves #12|
John Terpstra began his writing life as a poet, but, with Falling Into Place, began applying his poetic gifts to prose. On his first visit to Art Waves he talks about his work, particularly the award-winning memoir about his brothers-in-law, entitled The Boys or Waiting for the Electrician's Daughter.
Keywords: poetry; prose; memoir; muscular dystrophy
|Daniel Coleman, Writer, Art Waves #122|
Daniel Coleman has written and edited many books, all of which explore questions of society and the quest for the spiritual--the individual and the other. This interview focuses mainly on three books: The Scent of Eucalyptus: A Missionary Childhood in Ethiopia; In Bed with the Word: Reading, Spirituality and Cultural Politics; and White Civility: The Literary Project of English Canada. To journey deep into our human-ness, join Daniel Coleman on Art Waves #122.
Keywords: Canadian identity; Ethiopia; missionary culture; the purpose of reading; creative non-fiction; memoir; the future of the Humanities in education; the Raymond Klibansky Prize; The Hamilton Literary Arts Award